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Try to visualize the numbers on a number line. If one number is more to the right than another one (with the number line in standard position), it is greater. Specifically, any positive number is greater than any negative number.

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Is negative 8 greater than positive 8?

No, negative 8 is less than positive 8.


Is -7 8 positive or negative?

-7+8 is a positive number that equals 1, but -78 is a negative number because it has a negative sign.


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Does a positive plus negative equal a negative?

If the positive number is greater than the negative, it's a positive. Ex: 8 + (-3) = 5 If the negative is greater though, then the answer is a negative. Ex: 3 + (-5) = -2


Does a negative plus a negative equal a negative?

Negative plus Negative would equal positive in Maths. like this: -7 + -8 = 1 Because you're adding a minus It Will Not Equal a Positive it will Equal a Negative. -7+-8= -15. Because you are adding a negative to another negative. If the problem was -7+8= 1. Because you are taking seven out of that eight. If It were to be multiplication than a negative TIMES a negative would have been a positive(-8 x -7=56). And a negative TIMES a positive would be a negative (-8 x 7=-56).


What is negative 7 plus positive 15 plus negative 8?

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Is negative 8 greater than positive 6?

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What is negative 56 divided into positive 7?

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A negative plus a positive equels?

A negative or a positive! It depends on the question.EXAMPLES-7 + 3 = -4 ( a negative answer)-7 + 8 = 1 (a positive answer)IF you mean a negative times a positive, the answer is negative:-3 x 5 = -15


What is positive 7 minus negative 8?

1 is the answer +8-(-7) = 15 If you subtract a negative number, you sign is changed to addition. A positive minus a minus = a positive. (two minuses next to one another = a +) +8-(-7) =+8+7 =15